Dividing Algebraic Fractions

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Examples, solutions, and videos to help GCSE Maths students learn how to divide algebraic fractions.

How to divide Algebraic Fractions?

  1. Invert the second fraction.
  2. Change the ÷ to × . 
  3. Factorize the numerators and denominators.
  4. Cancel the factors common to both the numerator and denominator.
  5. Apply the multiplication to obtain the answer.

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